Mario Barrios and Naim Nelson Face Off In High Stakes 140-pound Battle
When junior welterweights Mario Barrios and Naim Nelson step inside the ring at Sands Bethlehem Events Center in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania on Tuesday night, there will be too much at stake to consider their bout just another boxing match.
Former champions Figueroa, Guerrero set for crucial 147-pound showdown
If ever there have been two former world champions arriving at the same point from distinctly different directions, they are Omar Figueroa Jr. and Robert Guerrero.
Russell keeping focus on Escandon heading into hometown 126-pound title defense
When their 126-pound title bout concludes Saturday night, neither champion Gary Russell Jr. nor Oscar Escandon will offer any excuses for the outcome.
Escandon brimming with confidence despite long odds to upset Russell
Oscar Escandon knows almost no one is giving him a chance to dethrone Gary Russell Jr. as world champion.
Jermell Charlo promises to present big problems for Hatley in first title defense
Jermell Charlo is an overwhelming favorite to defend his 154-pound world title for the first time against Charles Hatley, but the champ isn’t necessarily a betting man.
Son inspiring Jermell Charlo to shoot for greatness inside, outside of ring
For athletes, timing often determines who succeeds and who fails. This applies to all forms of athletic competition—boxing included. And in the 154-pound division, this might be the worst time to step in the ring with world champion Jermell Charlo.